Our Messy Emotions and Being Creative

Ashley Judd

Does being calm or happy help us be creative? Does feeling sad or anxious always inhibit creative thinking?

Some researchers find that “mixing together both positive and negative emotions can help facilitate creativity”


Does Being Neurotic Help Us Be More Creative?

Woody Allen

Woody Allen admits he has “a lot of neurotic habits. I don’t like to go into elevators, I don’t go through tunnels, I like the drain in the shower to be in the corner and not in the middle.”

With so much psychology related material in the news and culture,